McClellans of Alabama & Arkansas

Over the past several weeks I’ve been in touch with the coordinator of the McClellan Family Tree DNA Project about our interest in testing some of Kalonji’s DNA lineage. During the course of our exchanges, I learned that he had the McClellan’s of Alabama and Arkansas book done by Bobbie Jones McLane, who is a great-grandchild of William Blount McClellan.

This book is absolutely wonderful! It is full of the research she compiled from family documents, records, etc. and I can’t wait to really delve into it.  She put it together in 1962. On the front cover is a picture of the Idlewilde Plantation in Talladega. I still need to find out where this was located. So.. I’ve got enough McClellan information to keep me  busy for the next year!

3 thoughts on “McClellans of Alabama & Arkansas

  1. I was born and raised on Knox Street in Talladega, Al. My father is Carl Milton McClellan> His parents, Stella and Eddie McClellan lived across the street along with my fathers brothers and sisters. I ran across your site accidently and found it to be very interesting since I have very little knowledge of the McClellan genealogy.I am in NY City and he is in Florida. Please let me know if I can assist in any way.

  2. I recently came across this book in an old suitcase that belongs to my grandmother Eva Smith. Just wondering if there is some relationship with the McClellans and Either Clarence Herman Wright or Eva Smith Wright. Clarence came from Tennessee.

  3. Hi Lloyd – what a great find! The book is hard to come by. Are Clarence & Eva your grandparents? I’ll send you an email to follow-up.

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